Review: could Losartan cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome could be caused by Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Losartan potassium, and have Depression.
We study 12,749 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,914 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 14 people (0.11%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.03% of all the 55,254 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Losartan when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||71.43%||28.57% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||18.18%||18.18%||63.64% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 21.43%)
- Blood pressure abnormal (3 people, 21.43%)
- Sleep disorder therapy (2 people, 14.29%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 14.29%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (11 people, 78.57%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
- Simvastatin (3 people, 21.43%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 21.43%)
- Atenolol (3 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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